Can You Have Double Vision And Not Know It?

Seems impossible, I know.  But, it happens all the time.  A new patient comes in, gets comfy in the exam chair.  The doctor begins asking questions to get a history.  Then comes the question, “Do you ever have double vision?”  And the answer?  “No.  Never.” And then the testing begins.  The patient is given a […]

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Through Elli’s Eyes: The Book

  Community Outreach Manager Elli Altman started as a patient of Vision Specialists of Michigan. Now she teaches others how to identify a vision misalignment. Four weeks ago, in the midst of a particularly interesting conversation, a man told me that he was going to send me a book.  Now, this is a book about […]

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Dyslexia, Anxiety Treated with Aligning Glasses: Through Elli’s Eyes

Elli Altman, Community Outreach Manager at Vision Specialists of Michigan, shares her experiences of patient’s treatments. One little girl was diagnosed with dyslexia and anxiety. She struggled in school, understandably, until a psychologist recognized her symptoms as a subtle vision misalignment. A precious seven-year-old girl came in for an evaluation.  With the sweetest disposition, she […]

Schools’ Vision Screening Won’t Show Vision Misalignment

Parents must pay attention to children’s attitude toward reading When a child undergoes the vision screening process at school, s/he is primarily being tested for how well s/he sees at a distance. While it’s important to know whether or not your child can see the blackboard, it’s not the only test on which you (as […]

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Daily Headaches: Through Elli’s Eyes

Through Elli’s Eyes: 2,555 VSM Community Outreach Manager Elli Altman shares her own experiences with a vision misalignment and her treatment here at Vision Specialists 2,555 That is the number of headaches I had in the seven years prior to my first visit to Vision Specialists of Michigan (VSM).  2,555 mornings when I awoke to […]